Stretched waiting time for top bicycle maker

Supply disruptions: Bicycles on display at Giant Manufacturing Co’s Cycling Culture Museum in Taiwan. Its high-end bicycles are facing the worst shortages of parts, although the situation will likely ease by the end of this year. — Bloomberg

TAIPEI: Giant Manufacturing Co is waiting as long as two years for bicycle parts as unprecedented disruptions and lockdowns roil the global supply chain, putting one of the world’s biggest bike makers at risk of missing out on a demand boom.

“It is a hell of job,” chairperson Bonnie Tu said in an interview at Giant’s Taichung City headquarters in Taiwan.

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